Wedding venues in Hampshire and Dorset

Choosing the perfect Hampshire or Dorset wedding venue is an exciting part of your wedding planning. There is a huge choice of venue types in Hants and Dorset including hotels, barns, country manor houses, romantic castles as well as chic city and town centre locations.

Take a look at Hampshire or Dorset wedding venues and those further afield in our listings below.

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BOSC Cricket Pavilion

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Your wedding is one of the most important days of your life. We are here to help make your day special. Choose from an indoor or outdoor ceremony on the terraces and enjoy your first meal as a married couple upstairs in our beautifully modern function room.

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Chesil House

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Chesil House provides an exquisite location with secluded gardens, stunning riverside views and beautifully appointed rooms – nestled in the heart of Winchester – a perfect setting for your special day.

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Leweston Enterprises

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A historic Manor house set in 46 acres of stunning landscaped gardens with unrivalled views of the Dorset countryside beyond. The imposing Manor offers flexible spaces that will make your day unique and memorable.

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Milton Abbey

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A picture-perfect venue for the discerning couple who want a unique wedding ceremony, whether you marry in the on-site 14th Century Abbey or in one of our beautiful state rooms.

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Moon Flower Events

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We believe this is your event... we will give you great advice; talk you through the various options and combinations to make sure your event is truly magical.

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Romsey Golf Club Limited

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At Romsey Golf Club we have a warm and friendly team of staff to ensure that your event runs to plan in the most efficient and courteous manner.

We pride ourselves on offering a welcoming environment for your special day. Stunning views, unique location Personally designed quotes for your special day. Your vision, your style, your day. We make it happen.

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Sandford Springs Golf Club

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Sandford Springs Hotel and Golf Club is located in the beautiful Hampshire countryside between Newbury & Basingstoke, offering the perfect setting for your wedding day.

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The Angel Hotel

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The Angel Hotel is nestled in the picturesque South Downs near the Meon Valley and is definitely one of Hampshire’s hidden gems when it comes to Hotels.

With its 39 Bedrooms, ease of access and multiple car parking spaces plus a spacious Restaurant, it’s long been a popular place for those in the know.

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Upton House and Country Park

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Sweeping lawns and award-winning parkland give way to our 18th Century Grade II* Listed Upton House – where couples celebrate their marriage in our wonderfully restored and historic 200 year old Manor House. Formal gardens amble down to the charming and beautiful Walled Garden which offers the most exquisite backdrop for marquee wedding receptions through the summer months.

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Weddings in the Wood

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Where more magical than our barn, hidden amongst the trees of a private wooded estate, to host a woodland wedding?

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Winchester Cathedral

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The Cathedral’s historic buildings and beautiful gardens offer a perfect setting for any event you wish to host, including, wedding receptions, social gatherings, business meetings and conferences. Whatever your food and drink requirements, our in-house catering team will be happy to help.

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Wedding venues in Hampshire and Dorset - Related Wedding News

Exchange vows in this hidden gem in Dorset

If you're looking for something far from the madding crowd, check out this hidden gem. Tucked away in a secluded valley, weddings take place at West Axnoller Farm, a sprawling estate in the heart of the Dorset countryside close to the unspoilt beaches of the Jurassic Coast. You can tie the knot and celebrate afterwards in the bright and modern
converted barn, a spacious industrial chic setting with large glass doors providing panoramic views of the valleys beyond and room for up to 220 guests. The charming courtyard outside includes an elegant marquee and custom-built pergola surrounded with greenery and delicate white drapes; perfect for romantic 'I dos'.

Posted: 11 May 2022

Check out our wedding venue of the week in Hampshire

The best of homegrown produce awaits in the stylish surroundings of this charming venue. Nestled among the waterways of Hampshire's River Test, the relaxed café, tearoom, rustic barn and intimate Boot Room cater for a whole range of big-day needs. The beautifully restored barn is set in idyllic countryside and although it's not licensed for ceremonies, a blessing can be held before the wedding breakfast. Wooden beams and rustic chandeliers add to the charming, relaxed atmosphere and the large windows help create a light and airy feel. With space for 100 guests for a sit-down meal and 150 for the evening reception, there's a bar, dancefloor and courtyard complete with outside bar, firepit and comfy furniture for your loved ones to relax and unwind.

Posted: 6 April 2022

Wedding show case at Stansted Park

Be inspired by a showcase of hand-picked suppliers and fall in love with Hampshire's stunning Stansted Park. The country house venue is hosting a wedding showcase on Sunday, 3rd April from 11am to 3pm, providing a one-stop-shop for everything from the champagne and canapés, to flowers, photographers and more. The perfect opportunity to view the venue, the house will be dressed for a wedding. The music room will be partly set out for a ceremony and the drawing room styled for a formal wedding breakfast, with musicians playing inside and out to add to the atmosphere so you can picture your day there. with mobile catering units and wedding cars parked outside.

Posted: 18 March 2022

Al fresco weddings return to Botley wedding venue

If you're dreaming of a beautiful al fresco celebration surrounded by nature, we've some exciting news – marquee weddings are returning to Botley! After several years in hibernation, the new owners of Hampshire's Steeple Court Manor are giving the purpose-built events marquee a fresh lease of life. A significant investment is being made to transform the marquee and its surroundings in readiness for weddings from May to October this year. Set in the grounds of the beautiful 17th-century manor house, alongside a field of vines, it provides a picture-perfect backdrop for standout wedding photos.

Posted: 1 March 2022

New arty venue in the New Forest

If you're looking for something out of the ordinary for your wedding celebration, check out Palais des Vaches, a new, arty venue set in the heart of the New Forest. Nestled between the Beaulieu River and The Solent, former farm buildings at Lower Exbury have been beautifully renovated to create a unique venue, full of authentic charm. The renovation began in January 2020, when Nick and Caroline de Rothschild started transforming what was once the old milking parlour, fondly known as the 'Cow Palace' built a century ago by Nick's grandfather, along with a derelict Victorian calf shed and run-down concrete yard.

Posted: 8 February 2022

New garden offering at Hampshire wedding venue

Relax on your big day and discover the new Secret Garden at Hampshire's Great Barn, Titchfield. One of the most historic wedding venues on the South Coast, the 15th-century oak building provides an elegant and impressive big-day backdrop. To add to its attractions, the Secret Garden is a new feature this year, providing a safe and secure, enclosed area for the little ones to play, while the grown-ups can relax over canapés and a glass of bubbly (or two).With beautiful flowerbeds, together with three olive trees, agapanthus and rose bushes, it's a picture-perfect spot.

Posted: 7 February 2022

New wedding packages at Southampton venue

Wedding receptions at The King's Court Centre just got even better! Nestled in secluded, landscaped gardens in the heart of Chandler's Ford, near Southampton, the imposing Victorian mansion is the perfect place for a bespoke reception. Available for exclusive use, the venue has launched three new wedding packages to help you celebrate in style. Working together with their catering partner the new packages are designed as a conversation-starter, allowing couples to mix and match to create their perfect celebration.

Posted: 25 January 2022

Twilight weddings at New Forest venue

New Forest venue the Balmer Lawn Hotel has launched a romantic Twilight package for couples looking for a chilled, intimate celebration. Couples can tie knot in the evening and celebrate afterwards with up to 50 guests. The package is available from Monday to Thursday and as well as the ceremony it includes the drinks reception and canapés, hot fork buffet or barbecue and DJ until midnight. General manager Michael Clitheroe says, "We have seen an increase in couples looking for a more intimate wedding experience and what better way to say, 'I do' than at twilight in the stunning New Forest!"

Posted: 21 January 2022

First of many at new Dorset wedding venue

The Tank Museum in Bovington, Dorset hosted its first ever wedding last year. Rachel and Daniel Titley said 'I do' at the museum in front of a Second World War tank, earning themselves a place in the venue's history book. Their son Adam played an important role and was able to pick his favourite tank for them to say their vows in front of.

"When we heard couples could get married at The Tank Museum, knowing how much Adam loves it there, made the choice simple for us.," says Rachel.

Posted: 20 January 2022

Giant tipis from Wareham Forest wedding venue

If you're looking to celebrate the great outdoors on your big day, check out this exciting new venue. The team behind the recently relaunched Silent Woman Inn in the heart of Wareham Forest, has set up a new wedding and events space, showcasing two of Coastal Tents' giant tipis.

Operations director Rob Barr, explains, "With the last year impacting so many aspects of our lives, we have worked hard to provide a secure wedding and events venue along with a flexible system if couples do need to change dates."

Posted: 3 January 2022